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Breakout Session 2 [clear filter]
Friday, October 26

10:25am CDT

DIY Publishing
Are you looking for easy, free book writing software to create, edit, and publish professional print-ready and ebook editions of student work or school handbooks? Come and learn about Pressbooks and the Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project, free for all in Minnesota. Presenters will demonstrate the software and share examples of how it’s being used in libraries and schools across Minnesota.

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Matt Lee

Associate Director, Minitex
Matt is an Associate Director at Minitex, where he works with colleagues on statewide e-resource programs like ELM and AskMN, cooperative purchasing of e-resources and library products, and high density library storage.
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Linda Mork

Reference Outreach & Instruction Librarian, Minitex
Linda is a librarian with Minitex where she provides outreach and instruction related to eLibrary Minnesota. A former school library media specialist and secondary English teacher, she is passionate about information literacy education.

Friday October 26, 2018 10:25am - 11:10am CDT
Lake Miltona A

10:25am CDT

ELM Resources in MackinVIA
Looking to create a one-stop shop for your students to access digital content including e-books, websites, databases and more? Find out how Rogers Middle School is using MackinVIA with the ELM (Electronic Library for Minnesota) databases to make the research process easier for both students and teachers. Presented together by Annie Allen, Library Media Specialist, and Brian Cretzmeyer, Mackin Sales Consultant, this session will provide real-world examples of how easy it is to leverage MackinVIA with resources all Minnesotans can freely access. We will also discuss the latest innovations that Mackin has released for its free, award-winning, digital portal.

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Annie Allen

Media Specialist, Rogers Middle School
I have been the Media Specialist at Rogers Middle School in Rogers, MN since the start of the 2013-2014 school year. Before that I was a 5-12 Social Studies teacher. I have a passion for middle school literature and love to explore new technology tools that will make learning more... Read More →

Friday October 26, 2018 10:25am - 11:10am CDT
Lake Le Homme Dieu

10:25am CDT

Finding Common Ground: Creating Community & Connections Around Information Literacy
How can school media specialists, technology specialists, and academic librarians collaborate to build students’ college readiness and support lifelong information literacy learning? The development of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education and the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Standards Framework for Learners provides new opportunities for school and academic librarians to find common ground. In this session, three current and former chairs of the Minnesota Library Association Instruction Roundtable will explore connections between these two guiding documents and the ways in which they approach information literacy. Building on these connections, presenters will offer practical strategies for engaging in ongoing professional development and building communities of practice around the ACRL and AASL Frameworks.

This session will be facilitated by the creators of 23 Framework Things, an award-winning free online professional development opportunity that helps librarians engage with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education at their own pace through readings, activities, reflection, and discussion.

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Trent Brager

Education and Social Sciences Librarian, University of St. Thomas
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Amy Mars

Research & Instruction Librarian, St. Catherine University
Research, Instruction, & Outreach Librarian, St. Catherine University

Kim Pittman

University of Minnesota, Duluth

Friday October 26, 2018 10:25am - 11:10am CDT
Lake Nokomis

10:25am CDT

Live Data in the Library
Work with ELA and Reading teachers to create a live data dashboard of student engagement with books at your school. Learn how to use Google tools and Data Analytics to keep your finger on your school's reading pulse.

Presentation: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1pNXlcVaHaqL4IwdT4pF8ljPGAfo-uijJyc8VjAbQ3HY/edit?usp=sharing
My Form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeZ7aOpCvON_v0BFtRvaFze8KmL2AbpOItVk4JjmUbFLRuO6g/viewform
Data Studio: https://datastudio.google.com/ 

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Stephanie Krajicek

Librarian, St Paul Public Schools

Friday October 26, 2018 10:25am - 11:10am CDT
Lake Vermilion